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American productivity

Maxim Shrayer is a Soviet Jew who teaches at Boston College. But it's his drive - both scholarly and personal - that truly sets him apart.

By Linda Matchan
Globe Staff / April 15, 2008

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NEWTON - For nine years, Boston College professor Maxim Shrayer and his parents languished in Moscow as refuseniks, Soviet Jews denied permission to emigrate and persecuted for their request. So when they finally got to America on Aug. 26, 1987, 20-year-old Maxim didn't waste any time adjusting to the place. (Full article: 1329 words)

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